Chemical Accidents Preparedness Continues

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CETESB, Brazil’s Environmental Sanitation Technology Company and a regional leader in assessing, preventing and preparing for environmental emergencies, joined forces with national authorities in Ecuador to carry out a course on chemical accidents. The course used a simulation exercise based on response to a chemical accident in a company that deals with hazardous materials. Participants assessed the situation, used protective gear to enter the facility, dealt with the chemical substances and provided treatment for the simulated patients. Ecuador has inventoried the capacity that currently exists at local and national level to deal with this type of emergency. For more information contact Carlos Roberto Garzon at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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